MANHATTAN - The spring meeting of the Kansas Quilters Organization will be held June 2-3, in Manhattan, at the Four Points by Sheraton. The featured speaker is Debbie Maddy from Texas, who designs quilt patterns for her company, Calico Carriage. On June 2, she will teach a workshop on her “Labyrinth” quilt pattern and she will also present programs during the KQO general meeting on June 3.

Other workshops scheduled for June 2 will be presented by Vevia Beaulieu, Clay Center, who will teach different appliqué techniques; Trudy Barker, Chapman, who will teach Judy Martin’s pattern “Capistrano”; and Linda Henderson, Junction City, with a workshop about recycling a men’s suit jacket to make an attractive bag.

For more details about the workshops and the general meeting, please visit our website at and view the Spring 2017 newsletter which includes registration forms and membership information.

KQO was founded in 1984 to stimulate an interest in quilts, provide education, and advance the art of quilting. We meet twice a year in different cities throughout the state. Membership is open to anyone interested in quilting.

The fall meeting will be held in Lyons September 29-30.